JCU Events Gender Based Violence - An Avoidable Tragedy

JCU Events

Mon, 4 Nov 2019

Gender Based Violence - An Avoidable Tragedy

Townsville

When: 4 November 19, 1pm -- 2pm

Where: At James Cook University
Building 26 - Sir George Kneipp Auditorium, Townsville Campus

Dr Denis Mukwege is a world-renowned gynaecologist, human rights activist from east Congo whose critical work received well-deserved recognition when he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2018.

He has become the world’s leading specialist in the treatment of wartime sexual violence and a global campaigner against the use of rape as a weapon of war.

During this public lecture Dr Mukwege will highlight the current status about violence against women especially genital violence and how his work is making a difference in the lives of these women.

Reserve your free seat here

Contact details:

07 4781 6847 |  vc@jcu.edu.au